Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... to report from today, the drive was through great farmland again and we passed many, many large industrial plants - who knows what they all produce! One was the Mitsubishi Motors Factory and another was a huge nuclear power plant at Braidwood! Not much of the Route 66 stuff to see, but funnily we caught up with a Japanese chap who we met in Chicago when we were taking photos of the start sign ...
So today is the last real day for 10 days before the ride to Sturgis and then to Alaska. I forgot what it is like to turn the cold water on from a tap and get real cold water, not warm tap water like in Florida. No cars, no trucks, the silence is deafening! Got to visit with my brother and his family. It was a good day. Now to get ready to ...
Ended a nice visit with Rose, Mike, and Nicole. Had a great time and look forward to the next one. Then on to my home town which was a quick 2 hour ride, just enough to enjoy the day. Tomorrow is visiting day and should get to see my brother and his family. Planning in earnest for the rest of the trip. Whoa, Canada is a big country. One of the odd things about Illinois are the oil wells. I was visiting old dead relatives and one ...
... a nice day we also went to dinner at a Steakhouse called Mavericks they have great food really enjoyed ourselves
we ran into a couple we saw in the Museum they were locals they asked where we had been wished us safe travels very nice people. That is one thing I can saw we have meet some very nice people along the way.
So tomorrow we head home cant wait to see the babies little and big sure miss my family and friends!!
... Route 66. Unfortunately it is only open at weekends. In Mt Olive I stopped at the restored Soulsby Station which has a large number of Shell and Route 66 memorabilia inside. I followed this stretch of the route to Staunton where the early route and the 1930s route converge and turned around to take the route back to Springfield. Along the way I was able to take the 1940-1977 version of Route 66 through ...